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Webster Regional President Named Business New Haven's 'Citizen of the Year'

(2/17/11) — Jeffrey A. Klaus, Webster Bank's regional president for greater New Haven, Conn., has been named “Citizen of the Year” by Business New Haven, the region's business journal.


Klaus was selected for his numerous volunteer activities in the area, particularly those related to enhancing its urban public educational offerings.


Klaus has been an active volunteer in greater New Haven for the past 20 years. He is a founding board member of the Amistad Academy charter school, a founding board member of Achievement First and a founding advisory member of the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now. He also currently serves as a board member of the Gateway Community College Foundation and as board chair of the community Action Agency of Greater New Haven, in addition to other activities.